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Sharapova Supports Moscow 2010 Youth Olympic Games

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Moscow 2010 says that Maria Sharapova, one of the world’s top tennis players, has pledged her support for Moscow’s bid to host the 2010 Youth Olympic Games.

Sharapova said at a press conference, “I have said in the past that both Moscow and Singapore are strong candidates to host the first edition of the Youth Olympic Games. My heart beats for Moscow and I hope it will be elected to stage these Games”.

She added, “I am confident Moscow has all it needs to deliver an unforgettable global youth festival”.

According to a media release the city has more than 208 sports facilities to serve youth sport, is currently home to 96 large stadiums, more than 2,500 gymnasiums, 184 swimming pools, 26 ice rinks, 18 sports palaces, 10 schools dedicated to athletic advancement, five educational centres, and three Olympic reserve training schools.

Also thousands of youths take part in Moscow’s multiple sports events and dedicated programs every year. Write or read comments about this article

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